Jan 3, 2010 11:00am EST
the united states. how do you think this review and what are the kind of changes do you think it will yield to the control system? >> the first thing that is happening is that the process is actually moving more efficiently than it has in the past. the thing that isn't done yet that's got to be part of this is revision of the munitions list. we still have a cold war munitions list. we still haven't -- >> list of stuff that requires -- >> when you run a trade deficit of a billion dollars a day you need to loosen up on some of these restrictions. >> it is about as much of technology that comes out, more uponly about a system that tracks technology when it comes in and in making people afraid of putting technology into the united states. >> because they can't get it back out again. >> that is the critical issue and i think that is the driving imperative for control as well as our ability to cooperate with our allies and share in the technology for the fight for today. >> and some will take reform in the pentagon. the five different committees that generally act sequentially can result in
Jan 17, 2010 11:00am EST
, why improving china's nations with taiwan is good for the united states. and a look at a small company viking to get innovative technologies into military service. >> good morning, welcome to this week in defense news. how do small companies get innovative technologies into military service? we'll talk to one of the companies. >>> plus, a look at the u.s. navy's newest high-tech ship. first, china's been making headlines this week. internet titan google is considering pulling the plug on its operations in the country, accusing chinese hackers of infiltrating the network. other companies include north rum grumman and beijing stepped up the campaign to stop washington from selling arms to taiwan. china and taiwan split after a 1949 civil war and china considering taiwan its territory and all relations with taiwan as an internal chinese matter and tested an antimissile defense system. joining us is bonnie glacier, a senior fellow and china expert at the center of strew tonalic international studies. thank you for joining us. >> good to be here. >> we have the cyberattack issue. light talk
Jan 24, 2010 11:00am EST
lessons. more than 30 nations are working with the united states to provide relief to the island. 12,000 troops have been dispatched to provide food and medical care. for the scale of the response, aid groups complained that the right supplies aren't getting to the right people. military officials say they are working as fast as they can in a country that had a feeble infrastructure before the quake. what are the military lessons. milton wells, my next guest specializes in civil military operation. welcome to the show. >> good to be back. >> how is the haiti mission going. >> i think haiti offers a truly water shed opportunity for the military and particularly the government in general to take advantage of the enormous talent, energy and opportunities that are out there in the private sector and the open source community. this is something that is different than what has been done in the past. i am pleased to see this engaged. >> what do you mean by that. when we spoke earlier, you said it's extraordinary how the networks and social networking has been used. how have they been used. >> w
Jan 10, 2010 11:00am EST
again. a known nigerian man almost entered the united states with a bang after intelligence failed to connect the clues. as president obama explained it was assist temperature mcfailure. post-9-11 intel reforms have been partly integrated. institutional, cultural and technical barriers limit the sharing of vital information. to be fair, it's not a simple job. much is collected and analysts looking for needles in highway stacks have foiled many past plots. in this game, almost is never good enough. no one designing an intel system from scratch would create the hodgepodge systems we have. we need fewer operations. making a change won't be easy. it's akin to repairing an airplane in mid-flight. we need to fix the problem with a sense of post-9-11 urgency before our luck runs out. thanks for joining us for this week in defense news, i'm vago muradian. you can watch this program online or e-mail me. i'll be back next sunday morning at 11:00. have a great week.